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International Relations (February 1964, Germany)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Conflict, security and peace
  • Abstract

    Attitude to problems of international policy, views about selected countries and the image of the USA. Topics: Most important problems of the FRG; satisfaction with standard of living; attitude to France, USA, Great Britain, the Soviet Union and China; preferred East-West orientation of the FRG; judgement on American or Soviet foreign policy and the desire for peace of the superpowers; judgement on the military strength of the two superpowers; willingness for an increased European defense contribution; assessment of the danger of a Soviet attack and the will for freedom of the Americans as well as of the Soviet citizens; judgement on the equity of the distribution of income in selected countries; perceived rapproachment of the superpowers; attitude to a treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons tests between the USA and the Soviet Union; attitude to disarmament; assumed cause for a nuclear war; attitude to a united Europe; desired conduct of a European Community regarding the United States; perceived influence of organizations and associations on the FRG; attitude to American private investments in the FRG and to European foreign aid; assessment of the development of the Soviet-Chinese conflict; attitude to the UN and a UN military force; knowledge of race problems in the USA and influence of race problems on the image of the USA; particularly admired politician in Western Europe; listening to foreign radio stations; membership in a trade union; party preference. Demography: age (classified); sex; occupation; state. Interviewer rating: length of interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; difficulties in answering questions; number of contact attempts; city size; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1964-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 21 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1200
The study is part of an international comparative investigation; the summarized description is archived under ZA Study No. 2073.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0428 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1969): Internationale Beziehungen (Februar 1964, Deutschland). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.